Revised July 25, 2007
June 16, 1999
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This field notice affects all previous releases earlier than and including 2.3.0.
The Cisco 6100 trained downstream rate is less than earlier releases in the range of 11000 ft. to 15000 ft. when provisioned with zero dB downstream margin. Cisco 6100 release 2.3.1 corrects this problem.
Internal testing concluded that performance capabilities could be increased with a software modification. Release 2.3.1 increases throughput performance for customers in the 11-16Kft range.
This defect has Cisco bug ID CSCdm31593 (registered customers only) .
Downstream training rates achieved in the range of 11000ft to 16000ft were less than optimal with the tables used in release 2.3.0.
Line 2.3 2.3.1
Length Bit Rate Bit Rate
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11200 1600 2560
11600 1600 2560
11800 1280 2560
12000 1280 2240
12400 1280 2240
12600 960 2240
12800 640 1920
13200 640 1920
13400 512 1600
14000 512 1280
14800 512 1280
15000 512 960
15200 512 960
15400 512 512
Upgrade to Cisco 6100 release 2.3.1 from the Access Products Software Center (registered customers only) . From this page, select the '6100 Series' to find the latest version.
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